Christian Art lesson Four
“And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: He made the stars also. And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth, and to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.” Genesis 1:16
In the sky it looks darker the further away it is. This is mirrored on earth where the closer the object is to us, the darker it is. The closer we are to the light; the lighter things look. When other things are in front of the light we won't see them clearly. This is called backlight in photography and is overcome by putting a closer light between us and the subject-flashlight. The things in the physical realm tell us something about God and us. What does this suggest or mean for us?
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